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The Catholic Tradition Podcast: 108

Jun 25, 2021

Thomas is joined by Catholic filmmaker Nathan Douglas to debate
Walker Percy’s first novel, The Moviegoer. They look at
the malaise-ridden protagonist Binx Bolling’s “search” for that means,
which he in the end finds via duty: not the
duty urged by respectable “values”, however that urged by

In addition they take a look at how Binx searches for a deeper reference to
actuality via his moviegoing habits. Percy has some fascinating
descriptions of his characters discovering moments of transcendent
magnificence in movie, provided that this novel was written simply earlier than the
notion of “cinephilia” developed by French critics made its approach to
the USA.

Watch episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/yvW59H3tAHw


Nathan Douglas’s quick movies www.nwdouglas.com

Nathan’s movie writing www.vocationofcinema.substack.com

Standards: The Catholic Movie Podcast www.catholicculture.org/standards

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